View Bill 18-19-04

Senate Bill 18-19-04

Bill ID: 18-19-04
Name: Review of the Interim University of Maryland Procedures Related to Family and Medical Leave for Nonexempt and Exempt Staff Employees
Proposed: 08/31/2018
Sponsor: President's Office
Proposal: The President's Office informed the Senate Office that the University System of Maryland (USM) had updated its policies related to Family and Medical Leave (FML) for Faculty & Staff on April 20, 2018 to clarify federal FML obligations. The University's policies were revised to align with federal guidance requiring all USM institutions to implement a rolling 12-month period for calculating individual FML entitlements rather than using a calendar year and that that no employee be penalized as a result of the conversion to a rolling 12-month period. The President approved the policies on an interim basis pending University Senate review.


Status: Under Review
Under Review By: Staff Affairs Committee
Received: 10/05/2018
Decision Due By: 02/01/2019
Actions: The Staff Affairs Committee began discussing its charge at its meeting on October 8, 2018. Members agreed to form a joint subcommittee with members from the Faculty Affairs Committee in order to coordinate the work of both bodies. In early November, the subcommittee met with representatives from University Human Resources, the Office of General Counsel, and the Office of Faculty Affairs.
Next Step: SEC Review
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 09/14/2018
Decision Date: 09/21/2018
Decision: The SEC voted to charge Staff Affairs with reviewing this interim policy.
Next Step: Staff Affairs Committee Review
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